World Health Organization
specialized agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health
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Quotes from the World Health OrganizationEdit
- Infectious diseases do not employ multinational public relations firms. There are no front groups to promote the spread of cholera. Mosquitoes have no lobbyists. The evidence presented here suggests that tobacco is a case unto itself, and that reversing its burden on global health will be not only about understanding addiction and curing disease, but, just as importantly, about overcoming a determined and powerful industry.
- Tobacco Company Strategies to Undermine Tobacco Control Activities at the World Health Organization, report of the Committee of Experts on Tobacco Industry Documents, July 2000, page 20.
- Cited by Deborah Arnott, "The killer's lobbyists ", The Guardian, 15 May 2003.